Monthly Archives: September 2014

Small things

I’ve mentioned before that I work downtown. There are a number of homeless people on the corners with their cardboard signs to share their stories. I have started to keep extra food in my bag so I can share it … Continue reading

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perfect peace

Have you ever heard your alarm and thought, “That can’t be right. I just went to sleep!”  I felt that way this morning.  I have had a number of late night/early morning days recently and my sleep time seemed very … Continue reading

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Personal Best

” Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable … Continue reading

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humming along

As I went about my daily to-do list I found myself humming again.  I have new people who need healing and lots of prayer and my heart and mind were processing these new concerns.  Suddenly words came to me.  Oh … Continue reading

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Three Words

My favorite author, Jerry Jenkins (of Left Behind fame) posted a request for his Facebook followers to give him three words to describe this week. I decided on the three words “challenging, engaging, and encouraging.” Challenging As I have mentioned … Continue reading

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joy unspeakable

I love looking out the window.  Whether it is car window, house window, or airplane window; there is always something to see.  Yesterday while I was doing dishes, I looked up to see a bluejay sitting on my railing.  I … Continue reading

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Patches

My favorite past times include knitting, baking, and quilting. At the moment I am working on a blanket made from patches or pieces of fabric, called an English paper quilt.  The most common pattern is called “Grandmother’s Flower Garden.”  My quilt looks … Continue reading

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I keep coming back

As I sat in church this morning and sang with the congregation about His Amazing Grace and the Doxology I found myself washed over by the truth that the Cross is where I return. My whole belief system, my value, … Continue reading

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Leaders

My sons are on their high school cross country team. The coach is a man of Faith and all the students greatly respect him. The students know that Coach cares more about them than any record they could make or … Continue reading

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As for me

One of the hardest things about chosing to walk worthy (Colossians 1:10) is chosing to forgive when you are wronged.  It may be a stranger who wrongs you, other times we find ourselves wronged by friends or loved ones.  Somehow this … Continue reading

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